This is the most powerful panel we have ever assembled, live or online.
Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 10, 2012
Corum Group, the international leader in software and technology merger and acquisition services, is proud to announce its finalized guest luminary panel for the "Forecast 2012 > Global Tech M&A -- Review and Predictions" live webcast on Thursday, January 12, 2012 at 1:00 PM (NY Time).
"This is the most powerful panel we have ever assembled, live or online," explains Bruce Milne, Founder and CEO of Corum Group. "In fact, it's the best panel I've ever seen for an event like this." Software and technology thought leaders from Google, IBM, RIM, Salesforce and Concur will join Corum's "Forecast 2012" predictions event with their perspectives on global tech M&A in 2012. "Join us on Thursday for a lively review of the trends in SaaS, Mobile, Social, Cloud, and Gaming that will affect tech M&A this year."
The "Forecast 2012" luminary panel will include:
- Dan Shapiro, Google -- on Social Domination
- Chris Bray, IBM -- on the Year Ahead
- T.A. McCann, RIM -- on the Revolution in Mobile
- Peter Coffee, Salesforce -- on Cloud Strategies
- Steve Singh, CEO, Concur -- on SaaS in 2012
- Reese Jones -- the Berkeley Lab Sage -- special live report from CES
- John Heyman, Actuate Partners -- on "Selling for a Billion"
- Brad Feld, Foundry Group -- on 2012 VC strategies
"Forecast 2012" will also feature the Corum Index, a discussion on current trends and business valuations in the tech M&A sector, with information broken down into 6 market sectors and 26 separate sub-sectors. This allows executives from every field to see specifically where their company is trending with up-to-the-moment statistics. Corum measures recent M&A activity against long-term trends to offer insight on what to expect in the coming year.
Corum’s annual report "Forecast 2012 > Global Tech M&A -- Review and Predictions" will be broadcast live on Thursday, January 12, 2012, at 1 PM (NY Time). Participants are encouraged to register early, as space is limited. Two rebroadcasts for European and Asian audiences are scheduled for January 19, at 3:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. (NY Time). Registration is free of charge, but space is limited. To register, visit http://www.corumgroup.com/Webinar-Registration.aspx?pr
"Forecast 2012" is being produced by Corum Group of Seattle, Washington, with co-sponsorship support from the following technology associations:
Washington Technology Industry Association (WTIA)
Ottawa Centre for Regional Innovation (OCRI)
Northeast Ohio Software Association (NEOSA)
Louisiana Technology Council (LTC-LA)
TECH South East (Canada)
San Diego Software Industries Council (SDSIC)
Illinois Technology Association (ITA)
About Corum Group
With headquarters in Seattle and Zurich, Corum Group has completed more Tech M&A transactions than anyone other M&A firm globally. As a software M&A leader, Corum also sponsors more than 100 educational events for tech executives every year, and has hosted seminars on building value and tech M&A in 32 countries. Corum Group’s monthly Tech M&A webinar features up-to-date content and statistics on the M&A market. Webinars feature guest speakers, including acquisition executives from companies like Google, Microsoft, and HP, private equity investors, and executives from recently acquired companies.